NFL Study: Quantifying Offensive/Defensive Play-Calling

Something that is great about sports is how much of it can be quantified. We have plenty of metrics to evaluate players, and from there, can have a decent understanding of the value they provide for a team. However, the games aren’t just won the players; they need to be put in a position to succeed. In fact, given the importance of offensive and defensive … Continue reading NFL Study: Quantifying Offensive/Defensive Play-Calling

Panthers Make Major Team-Building Error Extending Christian McCaffrey

Between hiring head coach Matt Rhule and offensive coordinator Joe Brady, while cutting ties with franchise favorites Cam Newton and Greg Olsen, it’s safe to say that the Panthers have undergone a lot of turnover this offseason. However, in an attempt for some sort of long-term continuity, they’ve reached an agreement with running back Christian McCaffrey on a four-year, $64 million extension. This deal makes … Continue reading Panthers Make Major Team-Building Error Extending Christian McCaffrey

NFL Free Agency Recap/Analysis: NFC

We are two weeks removed from the beginning of the legal tampering period, and for the most part, NFL free agency has been settled. Sure, there are still some impact veterans on the open market, but most teams have already spent a large amount of their cap space, and there is no way to know when Jadeveon Clowney, Prince Amukamara, Logan Ryan, Everson Griffen, and … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Recap/Analysis: NFC

NFL Free Agency Tracker: Analyzing Every Move Made After First Official Day of Free Agency

The quarterback carousel is mostly settled at this point, but with impact receivers and edge rushers still on the market, there is a lot left to be settled within NFL circles. This is actually the time where the smartest teams tend to come out on top, as players at this point generally are less reluctant to settle for one-year contracts- there are a lot of … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Tracker: Analyzing Every Move Made After First Official Day of Free Agency

NFL Head Coaching Hires Analysis/Reaction

While the 49ers and Chiefs are getting prepared to play in the Super Bowl in two weeks, the other 30 NFL teams are forced to look ahead to next season. For five teams (Redskins, Cowboys, Panthers, Giants, and Browns), that meant finding a new head coach, as each didn’t have the success this season that they hoped to have. Hiring a head coach is a … Continue reading NFL Head Coaching Hires Analysis/Reaction